Colfax, Louisiana Population 2020

1,476

Colfax is a city located in Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 1,476, it is the 140th largest city in Louisiana and the 8767th largest city in the United States. Colfax is currently declining at a rate of -0.54% annually and its population has decreased by -5.26% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,558 in 2010. Colfax reached it's highest population of 1,557 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Colfax has a population density of 990 people per square mile.

The average household income in Colfax is $31,347 with a poverty rate of 50.57%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $624 per month, and the median house value is $70,200. The median age in Colfax is 29.5 years, 29.3 years for males, and 29.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 93.1 males.

Colfax Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Colfax was:

  • Black or African American: 61.48%
  • White: 32.78%
  • Two or more races: 3.66%
  • Other race: 2.08%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Colfax, Louisiana is 1,476, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,492.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,558.

Colfax, Louisiana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American1,51061.48%
White80532.78%
Two or More Races903.66%
Some Other Race512.08%

Colfax Population Pyramid 2020

Colfax Median Age

29.5


Total

29.3


Male

29.6


Female

Colfax Adults

There are 1,643 adults, (361 of whom are seniors) in Colfax.

Colfax Age Dependency

91.6

Age Dependency Ratio

28.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

63.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Colfax Sex Ratio

Female

1,272

51.79%

Male

1,184

48.21%

Colfax Households and Families

Colfax Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Colfax Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male75%25%
Married55.1%44.9%
All43.5%56.5%
Female38.3%61.7%
Non Family34%66%

43.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6233.5543.5
Non Family2091.134
Female2015.6738.3
Married1853.7155.1
Male285.5775

4.66

Average Family Size

3.55

Average Household Size

6.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Colfax Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade523.63%
9th to 12th Grade16811.73%
High School Graduate61442.88%
Some College35124.51%
Associates Degree1107.68%
Bachelors Degree1178.17%
Graduate Degree201.40%

Colfax Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black80466845
White55749692
Hispanic70374
Multiple Races2924
Other Race2817

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 89.05%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 16.52%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$17,009$17,083$17,000
Less Than High School$15,263$14,044$16,118
High School Grad$14,338$17,500$14,167
Some College$17,101$$17,578
Bachelors Degree$33,571$54,318$32,619
Graduate Degree$52,917$$

$17,009

Average Earnings

$17,083

Average Male

$17,000

Average Female

Colfax Language

Colfax Language by Age

Colfax Language

95.34% of Colfax residents speak only English, while 4.66% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.68% of the population.

Colfax Poverty

Colfax Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,44579755.16%
White65525639.08%
Multiple856475.29%
Hispanic522242.31%

50.57%

Overall Poverty Rate

49.95%

Male Poverty Rate

51.08%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Colfax

The race most likely to be in poverty in Colfax is Multiple, with 75.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Colfax is White, with 39.08% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 21.41%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 50.99%.

Name Poverty
High School44.86%
Less Than High School39.77%
Some College33.89%
Bachelors or Greater3.60%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Unemployed53.85%
Female Employed25.37%
Male Employed15.02%

Colfax Income

Colfax Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$20,048$31,347
Families$27,963$37,914
Married Families$44,886-
Non Families$11,597$16,326

Colfax Marital Status

Colfax Marital Status

Marriage Rates

25.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

26.3%

Male Marriage Rate

25.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Colfax Married by Age and Sex

Colfax Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Colfax Marital Status by Race

Colfax Veterans

95

Number of Veterans

85

Male Veterans

10

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam37
World War II26
Korea12
First Gulf War7
Second Gulf War
Age Group Veterans
75+53
35 to 5420
55 to 6412
65 to 7410
18 to 34
Name Veterans % of Total
White589.62%
Black373.85%

$Colfax Veterans by Education

50.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

50.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Colfax Employment Status

41.8%

Labor Force Participation

38%

Employment Rate

9.1%

Unemployment Rate

Colfax Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

89.09%

Born in Louisiana

98.17%

Native Born

1.83%

Foreign Born

1.14%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.17% of Colfax residents were born in the United States, with 89.09% having been born in Louisiana. 1.14% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,476-8-0.54%
20191,484-8-0.54%
20181,492-1-0.07%
20171,493-8-0.53%
20161,501-12-0.79%
20151,513-11-0.72%
20141,524-7-0.46%
20131,531-14-0.91%
20121,545-7-0.45%
20111,552-5-0.32%
20101,5570.00%